Valerie Baker

Tuesday, August 19, 2003

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Valerie Ann Baker, 38, of Sikeston died Monday, Aug. 18, 2003, at her home.

She was born Feb. 26, 1965, in Spokane, Wash., daughter of Ralph R. and Jo Ann Moodie Ebersole. She and Todd Baker were married Jan. 3, 1987.

Baker was a registered nurse and had worked at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Tyler and Seth Baker of the home; her father and stepmother, Ralph and Kathy Ebersole of Kelso, Mo.; and a sister, Stacia Larkins of Orlando, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

Friends may call at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church. The Rev. William Koch will officiate. Burial will be in Sikeston Garden of Memories Cemetery.